Definition of naturism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnāCHəˌrizəm/


1The practice of wearing no clothes in a vacation camp or for other leisure activities; nudism.
Example sentences
  • Nudism and naturism are often used synonymously.
  • These are people who frequented the beaches and pruriently connected naturism with sex.
  • Dave says: ‘The last thing naturism is about is sex.’
2The worship of nature or natural objects.
Example sentences
  • At his most masterly, Kinsella elides naturism and intellection in the structure of his phrases.

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Syllabification: na·tur·ism

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